WellCare Unit Coughs Up $6.5M To Bury Overtime Action

Law360, New York (September 24, 2012, 2:17 PM EDT) -- Comprehensive Health Management Inc. asked a New York federal judge Friday to approve a $6.5 million settlement with 1,400 benefit consultants who claimed the managed care services provider intentionally misclassified them to avoid paying overtime.

The deal — apparently first reached tentatively after a July mediation session — will put to rest more than two years of litigation over whether CHM violated the Fair Labor Standards Act and New York state labor laws by not compensating the consultants for extra work. The company, a subsidiary of...
To view the full article, register now.




Case Information

Case Title

Aponte et al v. Comprehensive Health Management, Inc.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Fair Standards


James L. Cott

Date Filed

June 21, 2010

Law Firms


Judge Analytics

Law360 Pro Say Podcast
Check out Law360's new podcast, Pro Say, which offers a weekly recap of both the biggest stories and hidden gems from the world of law.